Although the Westwind Brass ensemble has established its enviable reputation playing the classical brass quintet repertory, in recent seasons it has branched out.
Camarada, that sophisticated chamber music collective run by Beth Ross Buckley and Dana Burnett, presented a rich, emotionally charged concert Saturday (May 6) at Bread and Salt in Barrio Logan. Titled “Cantos de Amor,” this generous program mined the great mother lode of love-stricken songs and ballads written by Hispanic composers . . .
On Friday, May 5, Maestro Jahja Ling commenced his valedictory month as San Diego Symphony Music Director with a sweeping and at times sumptuous account of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 in D Minor . . .
Sure, it’s a marketing gimmick, but “Beer and Ballet” offered more than just the chance to quaff a brew while watching dance. The program showcased California Ballet’s international roster of stunning ballerinas.
Many shows at Lamb’s Players Theatre celebrate the accomplishments of influential men and women. The Coronado theatre company has told stories about great people such as Sigmund Freud, Helen Keller, Marlene Dietrich and William Shakespeare.
Harpsichordist Ohnishi Pits Contemporary Composer Lei Lang Against J. S. Bach in a Musical Fight to the Finish
For her Wednesday (April 26) harpsichord recital at UC San Diego’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall, Takae Ohnishi featured the music of J. S. Bach interspersed with chamber works by the contemporary composer Lei Liang . . .